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Well deserved

Three Benalla students have been awarded a You’ve Got What It Takes ‘‘Weary’’ Dunlop Award.. Each year State Member for Euroa Steph Ryan offers the award to schools across her electorate.. The award is in honour of

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 18 2018
Sport

Johnson has high hopes for Saints

The new Benalla Saints president aims to see the club become an integral part of the community.. Lloyd Johnson was named the new club president on December11 at the Saints annual general meeting, after having been involved with junior football in

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Fraser Walker...
Jan 18 2018
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All roads lead to Benalla

Here’s how the phone call went between Down Under somewhere in rural Victoria to a home in London, ancient capital of the Empire.. Me: ‘‘Hey mum, I’m so happy, I got a job as a journalist.’’. Mum

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Benalla Ensign
Jan 18 2018
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Time change for opening weekend of duck season

The 2018 duck hunting season begins on Saturday, March 17, with the Victorian Government making changes to a number of things including the starting times for the opening weekend.. Instead of starting at the standard time of half an hour before

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Rodney Woods
Jan 19 2018
Dairy

Watch out for disease

Dairy Australia is reminding farmers to remain vigilant and on the lookout for mycoplasma in their cows and calves.. An emerging cause of disease in cows and calves in Australian dairy herds for more than a decade, Dairy Australia said mycoplasm

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Cropping

Check out crop trials

Birchip Cropping Group members are invited to the group’s annual Trials Review Day with results from a number of trials to be discussed.. The Friday, February 16 event will feature a number of presentations including crop variety updates on

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Lake weed faces chop

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority will commence a draw-down of Lake Benalla on January 29 to combat noxious weeds.. Undertaken in conjunction with Benalla Rural City Council and Goulburn-Murray Water, the draw-down will help to control

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Breaky Burrito with spice Chilli Bacon

Brekky Burrito with Spicy Chilli Bacon. Serves: 1-2. Ingredients:. 2 rashers of Primo Premium Selections Spicy Chilli Bacon, chopped into 2cm pieces. 1 avocado, diced. 1 tomato, seeded, flesh diced. 1 small red onion, finely diced. 2 free-range

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Water

Campaspe has low risk of spill

Northern Victoria resource manager Mark Bailey has declared a low risk of spill in the Campaspe system.. Dr Bailey said the risk of spill in the Campaspe system during 2017-18 was now below the 10 per cent threshold needed for a declaration to be

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
News

Everything old is new again

Quambatook Heritage Working Machinery Association members have been busy repairing their machines in preparation for this year’s harvest days at the Quambatook Tractor Pull Complex.. Association secretary Graeme Lehmann said he had his hands

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Livestock

New directors for sheep body

Sheep Producers Australia has appointed two independent directors to its skills-based board.. Chris Mirams will become executive chair and Anne Astin will be an independent, non-executive director, who will chair the Audit and Risk Committee

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
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Fined $72,000 for accident

A Shepparton fruit-packing company has been fined $72000 for its role in a scalping accident that tore off the scalp and an ear of a young Irish backpacker.. Kalafatis Packing faced Shepparton Magistrates’ Court last Thursday on charges

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Shepparton News
Jan 19 2018
Livestock

Plans to simplify...

Legislation is seeking to establish a one-stop shop for export rules and agricultural goods in a bid to minimise export costs and drive productivity.. Introduced to Federal Parliament by Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, the bill will replace 17

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
News

Solar gets funding

Australian solar cell research has received a $29.2million boost from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, with University of New South Wales capturing the lion’s share with 11 of the 22 projects.. ‘‘Australia is at the

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
Dairy

Field days to focus on...

The International Dairy Week Farm and Machinery Field Days will return for 2018.. The three-day event, now in its sixth year, will see more than 50 exhibitors showing off anything and everything the dairy industry has to offer.. ‘‘We

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Shepparton News
Jan 18 2018
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US couple used starvation to control kids

Experts say the US couple accused of beating, shackling and abusing their children may have used starvation as a weapon to control them.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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One year on from fatal Bourke St rampage

A private memorial service will be held to mark one year since six people died and dozens were injured as a car careened down Melbourne's Bourke Street Mall.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Labor MPs may wait months for High Court

The first two Labor members caught in the citizenship fiasco may have to wait until March to find out if they can remain in federal parliament.

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AAP News
Jan 20 2018
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Stark suicide rates among ex-ADF soldiers

Men discharged from the military for medical reasons, or in ranks other than commissioned officer, are at much higher risk of suicide than their peers.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Former diplomat accused of sexual assault

Sir Trevor Garland, who served as honorary consul to the Solomon Islands, has faced court over accusations he sexually assaulted a man in Sydney last year.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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SA swelters on third day of extreme heat

South Australian hospitals treated more than 50 people for health-related illnesses as the state sweltered through a third day of extreme temperatures.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Gladys says 'no' to Australia Day change

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says she doesn't want the date of Australia Day changed but notes the importance of recognising indigenous culture.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Vic government denies stacking MFB board

The Victorian government has denied stacking the MFB board to push through a controversial pay deal.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Stepping off a Bourke St tram into chaos

Australian Associated Press journalist Luke Costin was on a tram in Melbourne's CBD one year ago when a car raced through Bourke St, hitting dozens of people.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Tough times loom for TV after ad sugar hit

Morningstar analyst Brian Han expects the TV industry to record "pretty challenging" results this earnings period, despite a lift in the advertising market.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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Bourke St workers remember deadly rampage

Workers along Melbourne's busy Bourke Street Mall have recalled their terror at seeing pedestrians run down by a speeding car one year ago.

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AAP News
Jan 19 2018
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